Karen Renee has wanted to be a writer since she was eight years old, but it’s taken the last twenty years for her to amass enough courage and overall life experience to bring that dream to life. Some of those life experiences came from the wonderful world of advertising, banking, and local television media research. She is a proud wife and mother, and a Jacksonville native. When she’s not at the soccer field or cooking, you can find her at her local library, the grocery store, in her car jamming out to some tunes, or hibernating while she writers and/or reads books.
Justine Chambers is adjusting to life after a divorce. To pay the bills, she is opening a side business. Meanwhile, her friend Natasha badgers her to join an online dating site or worse, let her set Justine up with a man. Justine will not deal with another Alpha male in her life like her ex-husband. Her next man will be an easy-going “Beta” male.
James Randall does not believe in long term relationships. Short term romance is his jam. After he meets Justine for drinks, he’s certain bachelorhood is it for him. Justine screams high maintenance and James is as low-frills as a man can be. What you see is what you get with James…most of the time. When co-worker calls in sick, James finds himself at Justine’s home and their chemistry ignites.
Will James take a chance on a relationship with this feisty female?
Can Justine endure another Alpha male, even if he’s disguised as a Beta?
Cary “Vamp” Sullivan earned his Riot MC patch and shoved Lorraine Francis Ingram out of his life six years ago by cheating on her. He’s regretted it ever since because he knew she was a top-notch woman. After mentioning his regrets to his brother, Cal, Vamp suddenly finds himself faced with an opportunity to win Lorraine back. When he runs into her unexpectedly and finds out she has been beaten at the hands of a man, Vamp and his Riot MC Brothers are determined to protect her. Vamp is determined to get her back in his life, and he knows it’s going to be an uphill battle.
Lorraine insists that if any Riot MC Brother is going to protect her, it cannot be Vamp. She gets no promises from the Riot MC, and she finds herself with Vamp at her doorstep. She’s determined there will be no second chances, but her resolve is weakened because Vamp isn’t playing fair, he’s fighting…fighting to win her over.
Once she and Vamp are reunited again, they realize there is a very real threat to them both. Lorraine and Vamp are put to the test to rekindle their long lost love and stay alive.
Mallory Pierce has been hiding from life after losing her husband and son to a drunk driving accident. Friends tried to get Mallory to get back into the swing of things; but it isn’t until she meets Riot MC biker, Cal Robertson, when Mallory begins to live again. The chemistry between Mallory and Cal is volatile from the beginning. Soon after meeting Cal, Mallory’s home is burglarized. When Cal finds out about the home invasion, he insists on helping Mallory put the pieces back together. Even though Mallory is physically attracted to Cal, she knows she doesn’t fit in with his biker lifestyle.
Mallory’s relationship with Cal has a rough start, but the two of them cannot stay away from one another. After an attempt by a rival MC to abduct Mallory she finds herself practically living with Cal. There are many things she doesn’t understand about his lifestyle and his world, but she understands she’s quickly developing feelings for this over-protective alpha male.
Cal “Callous” Robertson has been a patched member of the Riot MC for the past nineteen years. He’s fascinated by the spunky brunette, Mallory Pierce, who is one of the only women to push his buttons. He thinks Mallory’s mother-in-law is behind the break-in at Mallory's house, but at such an early point in their relationship Cal keeps that to himself. When a member of a rival MC shows interest in Mallory, Cal can no longer deny his attraction to her. Cal is determined to protect Mallory, and get to know her better along the way. The more he finds out, the more he wants her in his life. Permanently. When Mallory is abducted from Bike Week right under Cal’s nose, he finds he cannot live without this spitfire woman in his life, and he’ll do whatever he has to in order to get her back.